Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Bustards :: Black-bellied Bustard
Black-bellied Bustard Lissotis melanogaster
Described by: Rüppell (1835)
Alternate common name(s): None known by website authors
Old scientific name(s): Eupodotis melanogaster
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RangeUnforested regions of Africa s. of the Sahara;
(1) Senegambia, s. Mali, Burkina Faso, Guinea-Bissau, Guinea, Sierra Leone, Ivory Coast, Ghana, Togo, Benin, s. Niger, Nigeria, Cameroon, Gabon, Congo, Angola, Zaire, Central African Republic, s. Chad, s. Sudan, Ethiopia, Eritrea, s. Somalia, Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi, w. and c. Kenya (Kenyan highlands n. to Mt. Marsabit and Huri Hills, in s. after heavy rains in Mara Game Reserve, Amboseli, Shimba Hill National Park), n. Tanzania (Mkomazi Game Reserve and Arusha National Park w. to the Lake Victoria basin), Malawi, Zambia, Mozambique, ne. Namibia, s. and e. Botswana, and Zimbabwe.
(2) Se. Africa (e. Transvaal, Natal and ex. e. Cape Province).
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Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.
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